La Jauria (The Pack)

Usually the remit of the short film, the single idea movie is not an easy story to pull off. With no subplots the emphasis is on the main story which has to be strong, compelling for the audience and...

Impossible Crimes

There is a narrow margin between a film being great and distinctively average. Some of it is down to expectation. If you go into a movie cold, without any preconceptions, it can make such a differenc...

Bloodline – Review

From the opening scene you are left in no doubt about what the film is and where it will go. Couple that with the title and you pretty much have everything you need right there. That isn’t to d...

Suicide Tourist – Review

Assisted suicide is a controversial subject for a number of reasons. The legalities, the ethics and the right to owning your body and your self choice form part of the argument both for and against. ...

Code 8 – Review

With so many stories being brought to the screen involving either good or evil superheroes and the powers they posses it was inevitable that film makers would look for alternative tales within the ge...

Terrified (Aterrados) – Review

A film doesn’t have to have great scale to work effectively. The reason that the horror genre is so attractive to first time feature film makers is two fold. It can be particularly cost effective, wh...

Elizabeth Harvest

Elizabeth Harvest is one of those films that will surprise you. It starts as mystery thriller with some very fine ideas behind it. What it becomes is something entirely different. In order to preserv...

Asher

One of the early highlights of the 2018 Sitges Film Festival was the world premiere screening of Ron Perlman’s new film Asher. The man himself was in attendance to receive an award from the festival ...

Apostle

Gareth Evans is probably best known for his forays into martial arts with The Raid films. Given that these were so critically successful it seemed obvious that Netflix would be calling at some point ...

Clara

The question of our place in the universe is one that has been at the attention of scholars for almost as long as we have studied the stars. It is only in the last half century that we have had the t...